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Gubernatorial Recount of 1962: Newspapers

Suggested Newspapers & Dates



  • November 6, 1962: Election day
  • November 29, 1962: Anderson delared winner
  • December 3, 1962: Rolvaag files a motion for a recount
  • December 19, 1962: Recount begins
  • March 21, 1963: Rolvaag declared winner
  • "No, This Isn't an Opportunity to Steal a Minnesota Election," by Patrick Coleman, Nov. 19, 2008, in the St. Paul Pioneer Press a companion piece to the podcast

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The Minnesota Historical Society holds the world's largest collection of Minnesota newspapers, with dates ranging from 1849 to the present day.

Past issues of most newspaper titles are available on microfilm in the MNHS library, but there is also digital access to select newspapers

Use the links to the left to search for newspapers available at MNHS and to search within digitized newspaper collections.   

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